24 February 2020

Search Results for Tag : Litigation


No entertaining of petition by seeker of 'a halo of a persecuted man'(31.07.2015)

Taking note that the Petitioner had filed 218 petitions before court, with 20 petitions dated 20 August, 2015 alone, the High Court directed the Regis.....

Tags : frivolous, vexatious, litigation, barred


Advocate shall not stipulate for a fee contingent on results of litigation or agree to share the proceeds thereof(05.12.2017)

Instant appeal has been preferred against order of High Court thereby, High Court declined to quash the proceedings initiated against the Appellant un.....

Tags : Advocate’s fee, Contingency, Litigation, Misconduct


Notifications & Circulars

Taxability of surplus on sale of shares and securities - Instructions in order to reduce litigation(29.02.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued instructions in situations when Assessing Officers hold whether surplus generated from sale of listed shares .....

Tags : capital asset, shares, determination, litigation


Withdrawal of Central Excise cases older than 15 years(29.02.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs approved filing of applications by the Department to withdraw cases from prosecution. Cases must be pending fo.....

Tags : reducing litigation, pending cases, quantum


Adjudication of notices issued on CERA/CRA objection(08.04.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs added to its efforts to reduce litigation arising out of indirect tax disputes. Its latest Circular has prescr.....

Tags : Cbec, demand notice, litigation, cag


No Revenue appeals against interest on refund of excess TDS(26.04.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes issued a notification stating that no appeals are to be filed against interest be claimed by a tax deduct on refund .....

Tags : litigation reduction, tds, refund, interest


CBDT endeavours to reduce litigation over bad debt(30.05.2016)

The Central Board of Direct Taxes bolstered Departmental policies to reduce litigation arising from assessees writing off sums as ‘bad debt’.


Tags : income tax, bad debt, irrecoverable, reducing litigation



Bombay HC Rejects PIL Seeking New Commission to Probe Gandhi Murder(07.06.2016)

Bombay HC has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking appointment of a Commission of Inquiry to probe afresh the murder of Mahatma Gandhi.....

Tags : Bombay HC, public interest litigation


Punjab & Haryana HC Asks Lower Courts Not to Permit Prolonged Litigations(20.10.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has called upon Lower Courts to be in control of proceedings and not permit prolonged litigation in order to reduce pend.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court , prolonged litigation


Supreme Court: "We Do Not Want Politics to Shift to Courts"(02.12.2016)

Supreme Court, while hearing arguments on whether a political party can file and pursue a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), has observed that, "We do .....

Tags : Supreme Court, political party, public Interest Litigation


Allahabad HC Says Farmers’ Plea Seeking Return of Land Cannot be a PIL(03.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking return of land to farmers from nine villages in Varanasi district on the gro.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Public Interest Litigation


NGT Directs PIL Filer to Disclose Source Of Litigation Funding(17.01.2019)

National Green Tribunal has warned a serial Public Interest Litigant of consequences including debarment, if he fails to disclose the source of fundin.....

Tags : NGT, Source Of Litigation Funding


Bombay HC Fines 75-year-old Woman Rs. 10 Lakh for Frivolous Litigation(03.05.2019)

Bombay High Court has imposed a fine of Rs. 10 lakh on a 75-year-old businesswoman for filing a “frivolous litigation” against the Brihanmumbai Munici.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Frivolous Litigation


Supreme Court: Adjudication of Litigation Should be Done on Merits(09.07.2019)

Supreme Court observed that “Litigation should not be terminated by default either of the Plaintiff or the Defendant”. The Court further observed that.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Litigation


Telangana High Court Makes Lord Venkateswara a Respondent in Public Interest Litigation(21.01.2020)

Telangana High Court has made Lord Venkateswara a Respondent in a Public Interest Litigation which questioned the construction of a temple in a park. .....

Tags : Telangana High Court, Lord Venkateswara, Party in Public Interest Litigation



Rajasthan Vexatious Litigation (Prevention) Bill, 2015(19.10.2015)

Taking heart from Madhya Pradesh’s somewhat inappropriately timed ‘Tang Karnewali Mukadmebazi (Nivaran) Vidheyak’ or Vexatious Litigation (Prevention).....

Tags : Rajasthan, bill, vexatious, litigant, litigation, court


International Cases

A document is restricted information, if the disclosure of same could reasonably be expected to frustrate the deliberative process of the Competition Commission(13.10.2017)

The initial complaint was submitted to the Commission by Mr Parsons ("the Parsons complaint") wherein he alleged that the tyre manufacturers simultane.....

Tags : Litigation privilege, Documents, Disclosure, Protection


Top Story

When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation


When crying wolf 218 times is one too many(31.07.2015)

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently passed a judgment calling a Petitioner's suit (with a further 20 listed for the month of August, 2015) friv.....

Tags : vexatious, frivolous, litigation, compensation


Faridabad Bar Association Bars Outstation Lawyers from Appearing in Courts Sans Local Counsel(22.06.2018)

The District Bar Association of Faridabad has passed a resolution barring all out station advocates from appearing in any court without local counsel......

Tags : Faridabad Bar Association, Outstation Lawyers, Litigation, Practice